The School of Arts & Sciences

Department of Social Sciences

Ketty Sarouphim-McGill

Dr. Ketty M. Sarouphim-McGill is associate professor of psychology and education at the Department of Social Sciences.

Her research focuses on measuring intelligence and identifying gifted students, as well as developing programs for the education of gifted students in Lebanese schools.

Sarouphim-McGill has several published articles in international journals and has presented regularly her work at international conferences. She is a member of several professional organizations, among which are the American Educational Research Association (AERA), International Research Association for Talent Development and Excellence (IRATDE), and the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children (WCGTC).

She has given several workshops to teachers and parents on a variety of topics, such as preventing aggression in children, the effect of parenting styles on children’s behavior and well-being, dealing with difficult children and adolescents, and motivating students to learn.  

In addition, Sarouphim-McGill is active in the community and serves on local school boards, among which is the Board of Trustees of Eastwood College. She has had many local and regional TV appearances in which she has discussed various topics related to children, such as the sound use of reward and punishment, prevention and treatment of problem behavior in children and effective parenting techniques.


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